Sentence Examples


  • We have jurisdiction on kidnappings.
  • It's not even my jurisdiction, even if there was something I could do.
  • The judges have appellate jurisdiction of cases civil and criminal coming up from the lower courts.
  • At the same time a supreme court of judicature was appointed, composed of a chief and three puisne judges, to exercise an indeterminate jurisdiction at Calcutta.
  • The native tribes opposed the Romans, but were conquered after several campaigns; 8 the island became a province under the government of a praetor or propraetor, to whose jurisdiction Corsica was added soon afterwards.